Henry Quartey: A political giant who is changing the face of Accra

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Born on March 12, 1971, Henry Quartey is a prominent Ghanaian politician and a respected figure in the business world. Currently serving his second term as the Member of Parliament for the Ayawaso Central Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Quartey is a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the Minister for the Greater Accra Region.

Henry Quartey was born in Otublohum-Accra and his educational journey started at Hams Secondary School in Dansoman and Zams Secondary/Technical School in Bolgatanga. He furthered his studies at Osu Presbyterian Senior High School, where he obtained his G.C.E. O'level.

Quartey's pursuit of higher education led him to the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, where he obtained a postgraduate certificate in Public Administration. These formative years laid the foundation for his successful career in politics and business.

Quartey's political career is marked by his unwavering commitment to the New Patriotic Party (NPP). In 2012, he embarked on a journey to represent the people of the Ayawaso Central Constituency in the Greater Accra Region in the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. Running on the NPP ticket, Quartey secured victory and assumed his role as a Member of Parliament. His dedication to his constituents and the nation led to his re-election for a second term, reflecting the trust and confidence that the people of Ayawaso Central have in him.

Throughout his political career, Henry Quartey has made significant contributions by serving on various parliamentary committees. He was a valuable member of the Roads and Transport Committee and the Gender and Children Committee. His commitment to these committees has been instrumental in addressing critical issues related to transportation and social welfare.

Hon Henry Quartey

In addition to his political career, Henry Quartey has demonstrated remarkable entrepreneurial skills and acumen in the business world. His journey began as a Sales and Marketing Assistant at the BBC Trading Company Limited. Over the years, he climbed the corporate ladder, eventually becoming the Sales and Marketing Manager. This marked the beginning of his illustrious career in the business sector.

Quartey's venture into business also led to his role as the Regional Director for Dalebrook Company Limited, specifically in the B/A – Sunyani region. His diverse experiences in the business world culminated in the founding of Ocean Marine Dolphins, a company where he still holds the positions of director and shareholder. He also plays a pivotal role as the Director Shareholder of Krafty Hospitality and Services Limited in both Accra and Kumasi.

Moreover, Henry Quartey has been an active member of the Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) since its inception in the mid-1990s. His involvement in this association reflects his deep interest in the real estate and construction sectors, further demonstrating his dedication to fostering economic growth and development in Ghana.

Hon Henry Quartey

Beyond his professional and political commitments, Henry Quartey values his family life. He is happily married to Sybil Ansah Quartey and is the proud father of six children. His ability to balance his public and private life exemplifies his dedication to serving both his country and his loved ones.

Quartey's compassion and generosity have also been evident in his acts of kindness. In September 2021, he made headlines by pledging to support Psalm Adjeteyfio, a renowned actor in Ghana, with a monthly stipend of GH¢1,500. He cited his inspiration from Psalm's contributions to the film and entertainment industry in Ghana as the driving force behind his pledge. This act of philanthropy reflects Quartey's commitment to supporting and uplifting individuals in need.

Hon Henry Quartey receiving citation in his honour

Henry Quartey has left an indelible mark on Ghana's political landscape and the business sector. His journey from a Sales and Marketing Assistant to a Member of Parliament and Minister for the Greater Accra Region is a testament to his dedication, vision, and unwavering commitment to his country and its people.



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